Mary V. Berry
October 29, 1916 – April 13, 2019
Mary V. Berry, age 102, passed away peacefully April 13, 2019 in Littleton, Colorado. Mary was born October 29, 1916 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. She graduated from St. Theresa's Hospital School of Nursing in 1939 and continued on to obtain her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois Chicago and her masters in nursing education from Loyola University. Mary taught in the practical nursing program at Lake County Community College for 30 years. After retiring Mary enjoyed golfing, spending time with her friends and involvement in church including being a lay minister. She moved to Colorado in 2006 to be near her daughter and her family.
Mary is survived by her children, Robert (Marie) Berry and Ruth Ann (Bob) Zartman, ten grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wesley, and brothers, Frederick and John.
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Mary V. Berry
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April 21, 2019
I have fond memories of Mary from her days at CLC . She actually worked in the associate degree program also. She had lots of tales to share about her years working with students. Mary was always upbeat and ready to take on the task. I know after she retired and lived at Victory Lakes she was the best helper doing b/p checks and helping to keep everyone healthy. I learned from her an important lesson. As she scaled down from house to condo to independent living and so on. She always said I’m going to make my own decisions as long as I can and I think she did a great job. Truly a life well lived. Blessed to have known her. May your family treasure all those years of memories. And I guess she truly followed footsteps on longevity as did her mother! God bless you!